2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0103-21002009000500004
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Abstract: Objective: To identify the challenges for nurses during the perioperative for patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Methods: The sample consisted of 70 nurses who had experience in providing care for morbid obese patients. Data were collected from nurses who were participating in the 7 th Brazilian Congress on Perioperative Nursing Care, Post Anesthesia Care, and Central Supply and Sterilization using a questionnaire. Results: Challenges included inadequate space in operating rooms, inadequate material and eq… Show more

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“…A obesidade acaba trazendo além dos prejuízos à saúde, dificuldades para caminhar, subir uma escada, realizar atividades do cotidiano, realizar higiene corporal 25 . Para o indivíduo idoso essas dificuldades são mais agravadas, pois surgem juntamente com as mudanças que o próprio processo de envelhecimento traz.…”
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“…A obesidade acaba trazendo além dos prejuízos à saúde, dificuldades para caminhar, subir uma escada, realizar atividades do cotidiano, realizar higiene corporal 25 . Para o indivíduo idoso essas dificuldades são mais agravadas, pois surgem juntamente com as mudanças que o próprio processo de envelhecimento traz.…”
Section: Discussionunclassified
“…The second most frequent ND was Risk for perioperative positioning injury, which requires preventive interventions, especially when the patient is in the operating room. Since bariatric surgery patients have large body dimensions, they are more likely to experience injuries related to the procedure are at greater surgical and anesthetic risk (18) . Nursing care for this ND includes the appropriate use of body protection equipment to prevent injuries, especially skin and tissue injuries.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…In conclusion, difficulties were related to the physical area, to the materials and equipment, and to the assistance provided (20) .…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The difficulties identified with the greatest frequency were the special needs for equipment, materials and furniture, numbers of staff, the time necessary for undertaking the nursing interventions, and the infrastructure of the places where care was provided. The need for the appropriate quantity of human resources and the use of specific material resources are crucial conditions for promoting the comfort and safety of patients with morbid obesity (20)(21)(22) .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%